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Definition of "keno" []

  • A game of chance, similar to lotto, that uses balls rather than counters. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "keno" in a sentence
  • "AUGUSTA, Maine - A legislative committee is recommending that Maine allow the bingolike video game called keno and join the multistate Mega Millions lottery as a way to generate additional revenue during the recession."
  • "She isn't exactly clear yet what "keno" is, but she says she has sworn off taking advice from pious looking traveling men."
  • "The little woman saw that she had got her foot into something, and she blushed and backed out, and asked the traveling man what "keno" meant."